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'CSR Racing 2' mobile game adding 'Fast & Furious' pack

Special events will feature the cars starting mid-April

Buying Guide
2020 VW Jetta Review and Buying Guide | But mostly the GLI

Everything you need to know about specs, features, fuel economy and safety

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VW Chattanooga plant workers reject UAW

Unionization rejected, but by a smaller margin than in 2014

Unionization rejected, but by a smaller margin than in 2014.

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Junkyard Gem: 1990 Volkswagen Jetta GLI 16V

The speedy Jetta counterpart to the Rabbit GTI.

With 134 horsepower and 5-speed manual transmission, this 1990 VW Jetta GLI was the sedan cousin of the hot-hatch GTI.

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VW's Jetta GLI pricing makes it a relative bargain

It's quite a bit cheaper than the Golf GTI

Volkswagen has pressed the Jetta GLI's MSRP under $26,000.

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VW Jetta GLI takes all the right cues from the GTI and Golf R

228 hp, six-speed manual, fully independent suspension, and LSD

228 hp, six-speed manual, fully independent suspension, and LSD.

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Volkswagen Jetta GLI comes into focus

It debuts at the Chicago Auto Show

It debuts at the Chicago Auto Show.

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New VW Jetta GLI to debut at 2019 Chicago Auto Show

It will likely be powered by a 2.0-liter turbo-four

In spring 2018, we learned that the new-and-improved Volkswagen Jetta GLI would be arriving within the year, and now we have confirmation that VW is sticking to its word. The GLI, the performance-oriented variant of the Jetta, will debut in late winter 2019 at the Chicago Auto Show. When it wasn't talking about its huge onslaught of incoming electric vehicles, Volkswagen had its attention throughout 2018 point

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The custom VW Jetta builds of SEMA 2018

After SEMA, we got a closer look at the custom VW Jettas from the show

Before they all scattered after SEMA, we were able to get some personal time with Volkswagen's fleet of modified Jetta sedans at Irwindale Speedway in Southern California.

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Quick Spin
2019 Volkswagen Jetta R-Line Drivers' Notes Review | Finding that old flame

The seventh-generation Jetta regains some of that premium feel

The seventh-generation Jetta regains some of that premium feel.

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VW Jetta sets speed record at Bonneville

Its top speed and horsepower are a bit more than stock

Its top speed is a bit more than stock

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VW Bonneville Jetta built for speed record attempt

This 2019 Jetta should be good for over 208 mph

VW's Bonneville Jetta is shown at the Pikes Peak Fan Fest.

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2019 VW Jetta has come a long way from the 1980 original

It's way bigger, but arguably better

The 2019 Volkswagen Jetta changed quite a bit from its immediate predecessor. It gained a heaping helping of style, changed up its suspension, and became a bit more efficient. But the differences between those two generations are minuscule next to those between the 2019 and the original 1980 VW Jetta. And those differences have been highlighted by VW, which produced a video showing off examples of each, and a whole bunch of information and specs on the two cars.

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2019 Volkswagen Jetta First Drive Review | More style, not much more excitement

Don't confuse it for a Golf with a trunk

The 2019 Jetta is a car Volkswagen really needs to get right. Last year, it was VW's best-selling model in America by a wide margin. And although the new Tiguan and Atlas have been propelled ahead so far this year by America's crossover obsession, the Jetta is still VW's best-selling car, beating the Passat and the Golf. Put simply, the new Jetta has got to be good.

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